Archive for October 2012
How Dogs are Good for your Heart
I just had to write this blog because a little 8-week old Labrador puppy joined our family last week (that’s him in the photo). We’ve called him ‘Oscar’. He’s a bundle of cuteness, extremely playful, and also VERY fond of chewing his way through just about anything left lying on the floor. We all know…Read More
5 Books that Profoundly Impacted my Life
I was looking through my bookshelves recently and it got me thinking about the books that have profoundly impacted my life. There have been 5 to be precise. I thought I might share them with you. 1) The Power of Positive Thinking, by Norman Vincent Peale I read this book in 1994. It arrived…Read More
Do cosmic cycles drive some biological processes?
Have you ever heard of the word, ‘Chronobiology?’ It is basically the science that describes how biological processes adapt to solar and lunar cycles. It’s why you sleep and wake and even why you get jet lag. It even covers photosynthesis and why some animals hibernate. As the earth spins, the sun moves across the…Read More